The content filed under the category music deal with tutorials and posts about music production, arrangement, remixing and songwriting.

  • Musikalben, die mich geprÃĪgt haben

    10 albums that influenced me

    Some weeks ago, people asked me about my musical influences and I realized, that I never spoke about them openly. As multi-genre composer and songwriter, it’s quite obvious, that my taste of music is quite diverse. Every album I bought has its own story. Some artists influence me directly, some other only in certain stages. I’d like to show you 10 albums that influenced my art and music.

  • Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

    A remix in 36 hours

    The Israeli band Brownies handed in their song “Dancing” for the start-ab remix contest 2010. The special thing about this remix contest: You only have 36 hours to remix and produce a song in radio length. Read the story about one of the shortest remix contests of the world and how I approached that challenge.

  • Waveforms

    Fighting Loudness War

    The hardest part in music production is mastering – especially the dynamics and loudness. I’m here to stop loudness war. Let me show you what it’s about and what I decided to do against it.

  • Nadine de Macedo & Michael Karns - Going My Way
    Music,  Release

    Going My Way – Turmoils of a new beginning

    My new song “Going My Way” is about overcoming turmoil and welcoming new beginnings. We have recorded an indie pop song in a full band consisting of drums, bass, guitars, piano, synths and vocals. This song has a special meaning, because it’s the official start for my 4th studio album.

  • Photo by Christian Spies on Unsplash

    Changing the style of music

    I received a lot of e-mails and comments asking why I quit producing electronic music. The answer is not as easy, so I decided on writing a blogpost to explain what is the real idea behind changing my style of music.